Dementia Care Consultant

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Location:
CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Closing:
June 20, 2022

At Opal HealthCare, we know that companies don’t succeed, people do.

Our purpose is to bring joy to those we care for and our values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence reflect that CARE is at the heart of everything we do.

Opal HealthCare are Australia’s leading aged care provider with 84 Care Communities and a team of over 9,600 across Australia. We are in high growth, transforming the face of aged care and we invite you to join us on this journey.

This is aged care, but not as you know it.

This is a fantastic opportunity for personal development and a chance to work with our leading international dementia expert within an organisation whose aim is to define best practice and bring joy to everyone living with cognitive impairment and or dementia.

This role would suit a senior Registered Nurse or an Allied Health Professional including Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech Pathologists who has a desire to further develop a career in dementia within a sector leader.

As Dementia Care Consultant, you will play an instrumental role in implementing Opal’s dementia best practices, person centred care philosophy and model of care on a national level. This will be achieved through the delivery of a dementia specific curriculum and a positively engaged team culture where leadership, Meaningful life Champions, Educators and care teams are equipped with the knowledge and practical skills to deliver the desired resident outcomes.

You will have the unique opportunity to be a part of a team who are developing Centres of Excellence across our homes through a dedicated programme designed to improve meaningful life for all our residents.

This is a Full-time permanent role.

About you:

  • A health care professional with a passion for helping people living with Dementia
  • A recognised qualification and/or desire to specialise in dementia care
  • Proven experience with the support and care of people with Dementia is essential
  • Proven abilities in supporting quality and continuous improvement initiatives in aged care
  • Demonstrated experience in education and training including application of evidenced-based adult learning methodologies
  • A bright, creative and innovative thinker with a can-do attitude, who can positively contribute to Opal’s dementia philosophy
  • Fantastic interpersonal skills and ability to build strong, long lasting and meaningful relationships with the team, residents and family members

What we can provide you with:

  • Work with and support one of the most experienced dementia experts in the country
  • Access to extensive career leadership opportunities within a growing organisation including internal development pathways, leadership events and special projects
  • An environment where long-term relationships with residents and their families are treasured
  • Join us and make a meaningful difference to the lives of our residents and those living with dementia.

This position does require someone who is flexible to travel on a regular basis across NSW and Inter-State.

The Fine print

All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance certificate via Opal’s police check system and obtain a personal NDISWC through your state government provider. You may also be required to undergo pre-employment medical and attend a drug screen. 

Please note: a current flu vaccination is required to work at Opal HealthCare and from 17 September 2021, a COVID-19 vaccination will also become a requirement of employment.

For a full listing of all our current vacancies visit:

https://www.opalhealthcare.com.au/careers-enquiry

 

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June 20, 2022
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